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News Bahrain » Politics: UPDATE 1-Bahrain c.bank says growth may accelerate but warns on budget deficit

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/bahrain-economy-cenbank/update-1-bahrain-c-bank-says-growth-may-accelerate-but-warns-on-budget-deficit-idUSL8N1QA289?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Bahrain’s state finances are among the weakest of the six ... government would run a deficit of 11.9 percent of gross domestic product this year. Domestic political opposition is one of the factors slowing reforms to cut the deficit.

News Bahrain » Politics: Has the Arab Spring failed Libya and Bahrain?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/upfront/2018/02/arab-spring-failed-libya-bahrain-180214100504333.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

"The people of Bahrain will continue to protest until they reach their … demands for civil and political rights," says al-Khawaja. When asked about Iran's alleged role in the uprising, she calls it a "self-fulfilling prophesy." "The more Iran speaks out ...

News Bahrain » Politics: Bahrain's economy now fastest growing in the Gulf region

News channel or source: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/389786-bahrains-economy-now-fastest-growing-in-the-gulf-region
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The rate of growth of Bahrain’s non-oil economy reached 4.8 percent in the first nine months of 2017, outperforming previous expectations, according to the Bahrain Economic Development Board’s (EDB) Bahrain Economic Quarterly. According to figures ...

News Bahrain » Politics: Despite the tough rhetoric, Iran is on the back foot in Bahrain

News channel or source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180214-despite-the-tough-rhetoric-iran-is-on-the-back-foot-in-bahrain/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Last week’s incendiary comments on Bahrain by a senior Iranian journalist and advisor to the country’s leader has reignited debate on the Islamic Republic’s approach to the ongoing political crisis in the small Gulf state. Hossein Shariatmadari’s s ...

News Bahrain » Politics: No Political Solution to Bahraini Crisis: Opposition Figure

News channel or source: https://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/2018/02/17/1659363/no-political-solution-to-bahraini-crisis-opposition-figure
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

... to the Bahraini crisis has reached an impasse because leaders of all political groups have been jailed, he said. Sendi went on to say that the ruling system in Bahrain has disbanded all official opposition groups, including the al-Wefaq National ...

News Bahrain » Politics: Bahrain's achievements stressed

News channel or source: http://www.bna.bh/portal/en/news/825957
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Al Romaihi lauded Bahrain’s distinguished record in respecting human rights and political, civil, economic, social and cultural freedom without any discrimination based on race, colour, gender, language, religion or origin. He underlined the kingdom’s ...

News Bahrain » Politics: Seven years on, Bahrain's pro-democracy movement faces destruction

News channel or source: http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/seven-years-bahrain-s-pro-democracy-movement-faces-destruction-1560900027
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Bahrain has been rewarded, not chastised ... and forcibly dissolved the largest political group in the kingdom, Al-Wefaq. (When the only other major opposition group – a secular leftist society – voiced alarm over Al-Wefaq's dissolution, the government ...

News Bahrain » Politics: Qatar, UAE matches become political footballs in Gulf crisis

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/qatar-uae-matches-become-political-footballs-gulf-crisis-150733254--sow.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

That was in contrast to the December Gulf Cup, in which Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain refused to play matches in Qatar, forcing a last-minute switch of venue to Kuwait. - Political football - Gas-rich Qatar's neighbours imposed a blanket travel ban ...

News Bahrain » Politics: Egypt's rights council chief praises Bahrain’s reforms

News channel or source: http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/316981/Egypts-rights-council-chief-praises-Bahrain’s-reforms
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

MANAMA: A tribute was paid to His Majesty King Hamad for leading pioneering reforms that have consolidated Bahrain’s standing. “The reform process created a political and social momentum putting Bahrain ahead of most other GCC countries,” Egypt’s ...

News Bahrain » Politics: Bahrain's National Action Charter Day .. a leap in democratic progress

News channel or source: http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2690404&Language=en
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Back on February 14 and 15 of the year 2001, the voting centers witnessed a high turnout of voters at the age of 21 in response to the desire of King of Bahrain Hamad Bin Issa in improving the country's political system in a public referendum, which was ...